Late night Thursday at the London Boat Show was a hive of activity not just at the stands with live music and entertainment but at the show stage where this year’s Yachts and Yachting Awards were announced.
Yachts and Yachting magazine readers in their thousands voted for the fifteen award categories at the extremely well-attended event.
Georgie Corlett-Pitt, Y&Y Editor looked back on a stellar year for boating design, innovation and the achievements of our nation’s athletes to announces the award winners as voted for by the readers and a panel of judges.
We were proud to personally award Seascape with the award for Performance Boat – Sportsboat for their Seascape 24. Other winners on the night were as follows;
Achievement of the Year: British Youth Sailing Team – EUROSAF Nations Cup winners
Event of the Year: Olympic and Paralympic Games
Amateur Sailor: Katie Nurton
Performance Boat – Keelboat: Melges 40
Pro Sailor: Rob Greenhalgh
Youth Sailor: Emma Wilson
British Marine Sailing Award: British Paralympic Sailing Team
Congratulations to all of the award winner, for the full list visit Yachts & Yachting here > http://www.yachtsandyachting.co.uk/home-featured/yy-awards-2017-winners-announced/